Faculty of Business Administration


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Message from Faculty

The Faculty of Business Administration, which continues its activites on the new campus of Halic University, provides education to approximately 1500 students at undergraduate and graduate levels. The Faculty has six different undergraduate programs consisting of three in English and three in Turkish language curriculum. Besides, there are eight graduate and one doctorate programs  which are carried out by our Faculty.

Our students can establish close relationships with other units within the campus; In this way, they have the opportunity to participate in social, cultural and club events. On the other hand, they also have the opportunity to expand their knowledge range with various academic choices  such as minor and double major and the option of participating Erasmus Program at more than 40 universities in various European countries.

Our education and training programs have been created to meet both global and national needs. The Faculty’s curriculum is constantly updated depending on the developments in global and national environments. In this direction, our main goal is to educate and raise dynamic individuals who are research oriented and willing to access information, rational, hardworking, aiming at continuous development, creative, innovative  and at the same time who have strong social abilities.

More than 40 academicians are working in our faculty and each of them are experts in their fields and closely follow the current national and global developments, make great efforts and care to prepare our invaluable students for the future in the best way possible. In addition to both theoretical and applied education, our faculty offers opportunities for you to be better prepared for working life by contributing to your personal development with activities organized together with leading practitioners of the business world. Thus, in addition to developing further your theoretical infrastructures, we aim to grasp all aspects of management in businesses theoretically and practically, and head towards the right areas in line with your interests and abilities.

For all these purposes, I fully believe that the reference of Haliç University, Faculty of Business Administration will open successful horizons in your career and will contribute to you being individuals who can make a difference in business life.

I would like to thank all our employees, students and graduates who have contributed to the success of our faculty so far, and wish our students health, happiness and success.


Dean of Faculty

Prof. Dr. Zeynep Aslı Alıcı

Having completed his high school education at Üsküdar American Academy, Prof. Zeynep Aslı Alıcı graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Business, Department of Industrial Engineering in 1987. Continuing her graduate education in the field of economics, Prof. Alıcı started her academic career in 1989 as a Research Assistant at Istanbul University. She completed her Master's Degree at Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Economics. She continued her PhD studies at the same institute. Within the scope of the British Chevening Scholarship provided by the British Government, she conducted her doctoral thesis at the London School of Economics in 1994 -1995 and finished her Ph.D. in 1998. She became Assistant Professor in 1999, Associate Professor in 2007, and Professor in 2012. She held various academic and administrative positions at Istanbul University, Kadir Has University and Yeditepe University. Between 2007 and 2020, she worked as the Assistant Dean at Yeditepe University, Faculty of Commercial Sciences, and also served as the Head of the International Finance Department. Prof. Zeynep Aslı Alıcı’s working areas include financial economy, macroeconomics and econometric modelling. She has several articles published in various national and international journals and presentations at international conferences. Joining Haliç University in 2021, Prof. Dr. Alıcı serves as the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

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Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems program combines the theoretical and application of computer science and business management technically and socially. This discipline highlights factors such as software design and data science gaining importance all over the world and promising wide employment opportunities. The aim of the program is to train professionals with high work ethics, who has good knowledge in Information and Communication Technologies, able to develop software and system projects and answer the growing usage of information Technologies in work life.

Political Science and International Relations

Political Science and International Relations Department aims to raise graduates with the vision and quality required to answer the questions and problems raised by globalization, but also to benefit from the opportunities and potentiality, with its rich and competent faculty staff at the campus on the Golden Horn coast. It carries out a training aimed at reaching the global, not limited to the local, and providing a perspective based on multi-dimensional analysis and equipping it with the knowledge of politics, political thought, law, economy, culture, history and language.

International Trade and Business

In our International Trade and Business department, professional courses related to every field of international trade are provided in line with basic courses such as economics, business, law, business mathematics and statistics. Professional courses are placed in the four year program in a harmonized manner. Students who have completed the five-year program together with the preparatory class will be able to gain necessary skill to join in all institutions with international economic relations, mainly foreign trade companies.

Business Administration

The purpose of the Business Department is to train knowledgeable, competitive and innovative managers in an increasingly global competitive environment. We see it as our primary duty to train enough national and international managers who can adapt to the competitive environment where rapid changes and developments are experienced and provide competitive advantage.

Public relations and publicity

Department of Public Relations and Publicity which has become a discipline by blending with media and advertising in the field of communication sciences, was opened as a department of the Faculty of Business Administration at our university to train public relations professionals who has high communication skills, can use communication technologies effectively, analyze the current period well and create communication strategies in this context. Businesses need Public Relations and Publicity practices as a business function in order to protect their market shares, to get more shares and to make a "difference" in every field.

Tourism Management

The tourism management department aims to train tourism managers who can meet the expectations of the tourism industry. Targets to train the students equipped to be successful in local and global markets by following the rules of the innovative, scientific, modern world, and can think analytically, knowledgeable so can be preferred administrators. Our basic principle in our department, which has a student-oriented approach, is to contribute to the personal development of our students, to raise world citizens who are aware of their traditions and who can look with a universal perspective.

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